Mayor Watson’s statement in response to LUMCO’s municipal services cuts concerns

Ottawa - This morning Mayor Watson and the Chair of the Ottawa Board of Health, Councillor Keith Egli, took part in a conference call with…


Patrick Chan receives Key to the City

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson presented the Key to the City to Patrick Chan at a ceremony at City Hall this morning, in recognition of Mr.…


City of Ottawa and East-West Connectors (EWC) reach financial close on Stage 2 Confederation Line East and West Extensions

Ottawa – Today, the City of Ottawa and East-West Connectors (EWC) reached financial close on the Stage 2 Confederation Line Extension…


Declaration of Emergency in the City of Ottawa

WHEREAS rising water levels along the Ottawa River and other waterways in the City of Ottawa pose an ongoing threat to the property,…


Richard and Brian Cooper (The Cooper Brothers) receive Mayor’s City Builder Award

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Kitchissippi Ward Councillor Jeff Leiper presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Richard and Brian…


Statement by Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson following today’s tabling of the Province of Ontario’s 2019 Budget

ʺToday’s provincial budget outlines the Province’s commitment to reducing its deficit, while maintaining key provincial programs and…


Sister Lorena Morris receives Mayor’s City Builder Award

Mayor Jim Watson and River Ward Councillor Riley Brockington presented the Mayor’s City Builder Award to Sister Lorena Morris at City…


Helping the City of Ottawa ease shelter pressures

The Government of Canada is continuing to work collaboratively with provincial, territorial and municipal partners to help alleviate the…


Mayor Watson's letter to Minister Elliott regarding the City's Consumption and Treatment Services site

Dear Minister Elliott, The decision by yourMinistry that ongoing operating funds will not be provided for the Consumption and Treatment…